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The Principles of Psychology (2007 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781602062832
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam James
Born: January 11, 1842
Died: August 26, 1910 (aged 68)
Bio: William James was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher who was trained as a physician. He was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the U.S. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and on the philosophy of pragmatism.
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